Sanjay Chandra


Sanjay Chandra is a Partner at Fractal Education and serves as a principal and managing partner at Trinity Private Equity in a variety of roles and responsibilities on a full time and active basis. Sanjay brings to Trinity over 30 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur and an active private investor.

Sanjay serves as a board member for American Leather, which he co-founded in 1990, and where he was formerly president and CFO. He is a board member for Robokind LLC, ELB Learning, Nuclein LLC, Falcon Structures LLC, Bentwood Kitchens Inc and other affiliate companies, as well as the Longhorn Council of the Boy Scouts of America, where he serves as Vice President of Development. Sanjay is a Special Advisor to Urban Genesis, Capital Boutiq and AllTrades, and serves as Chairman on the Engineering Advisory Board for the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

Before co-founding American Leather in 1990, Sanjay was employed with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting, a division of Arthur Andersen & Co.), where he specialized in computer integrated manufacturing systems, business systems development and Just-In-Time manufacturing methods. Sanjay also worked with the George Group as director of systems design, where he specialized in cycle-time reduction and other business and manufacturing productivity improvements. George Group was acquired by Accenture in 2007.

Graduating with highest honors in 1987 from the University of Texas at Austin, Sanjay received a bachelor’s of science in electrical and computer engineering. He is also a CFA charterholder with the CFA Institute. Sanjay resides in Westlake, TX, with Manisha, his wife of over 28 years, and has three adult children.